United States International Trade Commision Rulings And Harmonized Tariff Schedule
faqs.org  Rulings By Number  Rulings By Category  Tariff Numbers
faqs.org > Rulings and Tariffs Home > Rulings By Number > 2006 NY Rulings > NY M87017 - NY M87062 > NY M87062

Previous Ruling Next Ruling
NY M87062

October 12, 2006

CLA-2-39:RR:NC:SP:237 M87062


TARIFF NO.: 3909.30.0000

Ms. Cecilia Castellanos
Western Overseas Corp.
10731-B Walker Street
Cypress, CA 90630

RE: The tariff classification of m-phenylenediamine-formaldehyde copolymer resin CAS-26936-95-8 from Belgium.

Dear Ms. Castellanos:

In your letter dated September 27, 2006, on behalf of Penn-Plax Inc., you requested a tariff classification ruling.

The product designated Cleanwater is described as an absorbing material used in aquariums and pet litterboxes. The product consists of m-phenylenediamine-formaldehyde copolymer resin CAS-26936-95-8 in granular form with a particle size of 3-8mm or in a very fine grade.

The applicable subheading for m-phenylenediamine-formaldehyde copolymer resin CAS-26936-95-8 in granular form will be 3909.30.0000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS), which provides for other amino resins. The rate of duty will be 6.5 percent ad valorem.

Duty rates are provided for your convenience and are subject to change. The text of the most recent HTSUS and the accompanying duty rates are provided on World Wide Web at http://www.usitc.gov/tata/hts/.

This merchandise may be subject to the requirements of the Toxic Substances Control Act, administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. You may contact them at 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Mail Code 70480 Washington, D.C. 20460, telephone number (202) 554-1404.

This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Part 177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).

A copy of the ruling or the control number indicated above should be provided with the entry documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If you have any questions regarding the ruling, contact National Import Specialist Frank Cantone at (646) 733-3038.


Robert B. Swierupski

Previous Ruling Next Ruling

See also: